Sure, the meeting was expensive. So is President Obama's every day breakfast. So it Donald Trumps average weekend 'outing'. The people that are meeting cannot worry about money. They have too much to care.
And no useful output? Every result is another point in the path towards a solution that does work. Edison did NOT make a light bulb on the first try. Nor the thousandth. Yet each one led to the first light bulb. Each one was a step on the path. And without each step in turn, there would have been nothing gained.
Why is this laughable dipsh*t still published? Pity?